CM/ECF History

Events

D-Oregon Becomes a Pilot Court

1997

Staff Training Begins

1997 - 2000

Further Staff and Chambers Training Efforts

2001

Attorneys invited to e-file

2001

Advisory Groups formed - practitioners, judges, staff

2001

Creation of Data Operations Department

2001

All civil cases then pending migrated by hand

2001

Attorney Training Begins

2002

E-Government Act of 2002

2002

Judicial Conference Policy on Privacy and Public Access to Records

2002

Attorney use increases dramatically - more training and outreach

2003

User Account registration drives for all practicing attorneys

2003

Written opinions available to the public at no charge

2005

Produced CM/ECF User Manuals for staff and attorneys

2005

Intensive attorney training to educate filers about v. 3 changes, e-notices

2006

First pro se filers in the system

2007

Renewed attention and emphasis on privacy concerns, redaction

2008

Software

Software used for case management

Prototype CM/ECF Software, ICMS

1997 - 2001

ICMS and CM/ECF both in use - dual docketing

2001 - 2004

CM/ECF v. 1 National Release

2004

CM/ECF only - ICMS data migrated into CM/ECF

2004 - 2010

CM/ECF v. 2 implemented

2005

CM/ECF v. 3 implemented

2006

CM/ECF v. 3.2.3 implemented

2008

Deployment of CM/ECF 4.1 planned

2010

Procedure

Procedures, regulations and other rules surrounding e-filing

Individual cases received orders to e-file

1997 - 2001

Mixed paper filing and e-filing within a case

1997 - 2001

Civil Cases Only, Court Users Only

1997 - 2001

General/Standing Orders Regarding e-filing in participating case types

2001

D-Oregon creates and codifies Local Rule (LR) 100 - CM/ECF Practices

2002

D-Oregon begins e-filing in criminal cases

2004

LR 100 Revised

2005

Electronic Notice rules implemented

2006

End of paper service of judgments and orders in criminal cases

2006

E-filing of transcripts implemented

2009

Local Rules revised.

2009

Some "e-filing" rules move from LR 100 to subject-specific rules

2009

Document Count

600 Documents e-filed

2002

7500 Documents e-filed

2003